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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Re-Root
One of the more fun trails in West Mag with several optional big technical moves. Near Nederland, CO
Rollins Pass (aka Corona Pass)
The old railroad grade over Rollins pass from Rollinsville to Winter Park. Near Nederland, CO
South Saint Vrain Figure 8
A challenging mountain link-up with a substantial downhill finish. Near Nederland, CO
Mule Deer Trail
This trail has it all - some technical climbs and fast flowing descents. Near Central City, CO
Golden Gate State Park - Mule Deer Loop
An outstanding tour of Golden Gate State Park on beautiful trail with great flow. Near Central City, CO
Sugarloaf to Gordon Gulch Loop
An easy cruise with nice scenery, but not much singletrack. Near Boulder, CO
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Idaho Springs  


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Bob Horan bouldering at Swissco, Fall River Road ...

Description 

There are various climbing options in this area. They range from roadside cragging to subalpine bouldering. Most of these are accessed via I-70 and/or the Fall River Rd.

Addendum: the Fall River Road slab was moved to the Dumont vicinity area.

Getting There 

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Climbing Season



Weather station 0.5 miles from here

48 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',22],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',4],['V2-3',19],['V4-5',12],['V6-7',7],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Idaho Springs:
Doughy   V3 6A     Boulder, Alpine   Reynolds Lake : Reynolds Boulder
A River Runs Through It   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   Middle Ohman : A River Runs Through It Bou...
Dada Movement   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   Middle Ohman : Art Boulder
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Black Boulder - Upper Ohman.  Photo: Andrew Riley.

Black Ness Monster V6 7A  CO : Idaho Springs : ... : Black Boulder
Start low with a left slopey crimp and a right crimp on top of a triangle feature. Move up the boulder using incredible holds, including an awesome undercling....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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